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ABC
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am EST
massive attacks coming from china are having devastating consequences on the u.s. economy. in short, u.s. investigators are accused china of economic espionage, of stealing research and design. this allows them to compete without stealing billions on innovation and product development. if this is true, americans should care because it's costing them countless jobs. they are calling this the biggest transfer of wealth in history. >> we saw one of a cyber pearl harbor. and the white house is preparing to take action. >> reporter: this week, they are announcing plans to help private companies in identifying and mitigating such attacks, george. >>> we're going to go to the white house, where president obama will appear later this morning, to warn against the next budget crisis that's coming fast. automatic spending cuts to hit every government program in just ten days. abc's jon karl has more on what we expect to hear from the president. good morning, jon. he's going to ratchet up the pressure on congress. >> reporter: he sure is. he's trying to shame congress to do something to replace the
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am EST
. there's new concerns about gas prices dragging down the overall economy. prices are now rising at the fastest rate since 2005. and in washington, some $85 billion in spending cuts are due to take effect on march 1st, threatening hundreds of thousands of jobs, unless lawmakers can find a way to compromise. >>> and workers at apple, who long boasted their macs are immune to viruses, have filan victim to the hackers that hit facebook and twitter. the attack is traced to eastern europe. apple plans to release a software update for mac users. >>> and finally, she is at it again. a dramatic, new eruption at italy's mt. etna, sending a fountain of fire. one might even call it -- >> magma. >> -- shooting into the sky. experts say she may be entering a new period of increased activity. we want you to know how hard it was to book the tectonic plates for robin's return. we got it done. when that crossed the wires yesterday, there was hosanna. >>> oscar pistorius, back inside a south african court for the second day of his bail hearing. stunning details being released by police this morning. and
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am PST
not. all night long we heard artillery fire. government forces firing on the suburbs. the economy here is devastated. and these shops are empty. there's no tourism. international sanctions are strangling businesses. and there is no end to this war in sight. josh? >> terry, thank you. and he'll be taking an inside look at the battle for damascus and what it means for u.s. national security tonight on "world news" and "nightline." >>> meanwhile, back here at home, new details about a potential motive in the newtown, connecticut, school shooting. gunman adam lanza may have, in fact, been competing with another serial killer. "the hartford courant" newspaper reports authorities found news articleses in lan za's bedroom, about the killing spree in norway, carried out by anders brevik, who bombed buildings at a youth camp, killing 77 people. the investigation is still ongoing. any theory now is purely speculative. >>> and new information on what left the carnival cruise ship stranded in the gulf of mexico last week. forcing 4200 passengers and crew to live on the boot for nearly a week
ABC
Feb 16, 2013 4:00am PST
concern because of what's going on generally in the economy and with households. a bit of a cash squeeze. the payroll tax came back. and tax refunds have been slower this year than last. and walmart's core customer spends whatever cash comes in. and that seems like it might be squeezing things. gasoline prices on the rise again. a lot of this is coming together. and a concern for the walmart customers. >> is this a walmart problem? or retail in general? >> it seems like walmart's on the front lines of this issue because of their customer base. it seems as if we have our alert pretty much sensitive right now to any weakness in the consumer because of the bigger picture factors that are beyond walmart. >> and the frustration coming up. that could put a damper on the economy. walmart will be releasing their earnings next week for the last quarter. but what does this say about executives? still not learning their lesson about what you can and can't say in e-mails? >> i'm not sure we're ever going to get around that. basically business right now is constructed for rapid response, shar
ABC
Feb 24, 2013 8:00am EST
response. there's a lot of strength to the economy. most economists do agree, if the sequester actually kicks in, it will harm economic growth this year. >> we're lurching from crisis to crisis to crisis, is there any hope of grand bargain, that we sort this out? >> not any time soon. the cuts will take place. the next big deadline is the end of the march when the government runs out of money. they'll have to come up with some agreement to continue that as well. there's some hope that might lead to broader negotiations. as of right now, both sides are dug in. >> thank you, george. we appreciate that. >> have fun in l.a. covering the oscars. >> george will have a lot of company on the broadcast today. two powerhouse roundtables. all coming up later on "this week." >>> now we turn from george to hollywood stars, the oscars are tonight. >> one of the most entertaining things to do is to guess who will win. especially if you help from an insider. that happens to be abc's chris connelly. a look at some favorites and some possible upsets. good morning, chris. >> reporter: good mornin
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
lettions in heavy -- populated areas. house democrats leading a on house the will affect the economy. take effect on march 1 from left the white house and congress find a way to stop them. if they go through, the d.c. hard.ould be hit news channel 8 will have an in- depth report on the impact at the top of the hour. here is jamee whitten with what's happening on the roads. >> rock creek parkway, all lanes , athe southbound direction reported after beach drive merging onto the parkway. coming offis needed connecticut avenue. we have delays after the across thessing 110 14th street bridge. 395.ic cannot get to in springfield, a longstanding crash is gone. jacqui jeras has a look at the forecast. >> it's a beautiful day. on the chilly outside. very few clouds. we will see more sunshine than anything today. degrees. a wind chill of 18. 11 in hagerstown, 14 at dulles. culpeper feels like 20. mostly sunny today. be breezy. temperatures will make it in the 40's, but it will feel like 30. tomorrow we could steal little sleet mixing. >> thanks for joining us. sleet mixing. >>[ woman ] boyfriend and
ABC
Feb 24, 2013 7:00am PST
economy. most economists do agree, if the sequester actually kicks in, it is going to harm economic growth this year. >> let's talk about the bigger picture. we're lurching from crisis to crisis to crisis, is there any hope of grand bargain, that we sort out spending and taxes going forward? >> not any time fast. this seequester is going to kick in. the cuts will take place. the next big deadline is the end of march, march 27th, win the government running out of money. they'll have to come up with some agreement to continue that as well. there's some hope that might lead to broader negotiations. as of right now, both sides are dug in. the president and democrats saying, any agreement must include revenues and the republicans saying, no, it will not. >> thank you, george. we appreciate that. >> have fun in l.a. covering the oscars. >> george will have a lot of company on the broadcast today. two powerhouse panels and abc's global affairs anchor christiane amanpour. all coming up later on "this week." >>> now we turn from george to hollywood stars, the oscars are tonight. and george i
ABC
Feb 24, 2013 4:00am PST
economy. most economists do agree, if the sequester kicks in, it will harm economic growth this year. >> we're lurching from crisis to crisis to crisis, any hope of grand bargain, that we sort of spending out? >> not any time soon. the next big deadline is the end of the march when the government runs out of money. they'll have to come one some agreement to continue that as well. some hope that might lead to broader negotiations. right now, both sides are dug in. both republicans and democrats are saying. >> thank you, george. we appreciate that. >> have fun in l.a. covering the oscars. >> today on "this week," two powerhouse roundtables. >>> now we turn to george to hollywood stars, the oscars tonight. >> one of the most interstaining things to do is to guess who will win. especially if you help from an insider. that happens to be abc's chris connelly. good morning to you, chris. >> reporter: good morning to you guys. behind me, you see the gorgeous red-carpet staircase. how did they vote? there are so many award shows now. sally field referred to it as growing like a fungus. we'll
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